• Puglia 1

    Puglia: The Far Side of the Boot

    Seekers of all things Italian often have an inevitable tendency to focus their admiration on the country’s usual suspects:  Tuscany, Northern Italy, Amalfi Coast, and even [...]
  • Marchesi di Barolo Julie Albin

    My Visit to Marchesi di Barolo

    On a warm summer day in July, I found myself driving through Italy’s Piedmont wine region and stopped by the beautiful village of Barolo. Mesmerizing with its continuous [...]
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    Grower Champagne Anyone?

    Last Monday happened to be one my favorite days of the year.  Why, you ask?  Well, it just so happened to be the annual Grower-Producer Champagne event from Terry Theise [...]
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    German Love

    As my tribute to the inexplicably mesmerizing wines of Deutschland, this article is titled after the song “German Love” by one of my all-time favorite indie bands, [...]
  • Argentina

    Argentina : The Other Land Down Under

    The magnificent land of M’s.  So what it is about this country that puts the letter “M” in my head?  Let’s see…the Andes Mountains, the infused beverage known as [...]
In the spotlight

Top 5 Wines of the Week

by juju in Wine Reviews

As seen in Drink Me Magazine 2012 Chateau Musar  -  “Jeune” White Blend –   Bekaa Valley, Lebanon A captivating creation from the Middle East, it is [...]


  • Tannat

    Tannat: A Friend with Healthy Benefits

    April 16, 2013 // 4 Comments

    Now here is a grape you may have never encountered before.  But don ’t worry, it’s not because you’ve been living under a rock.  Because these wines are so far under [...]
  • Tasteful Tannins Dosage

    To Dosage or Not to Dosage?

    January 23, 2013 // 0 Comments

    So just what in the hell is dosage?  Technically speaking, it’s the final addition to sparkling wine that’s composed of a mixture of cane sugar syrup and wine – thus [...]

A Day in the Life

  • Pasta

    A Study Break with Poetry

    April 16, 2014 // 0 Comments

    Sometimes the best break from reading is another form of reading.   maggie and milly and molly and may  went down to the beach(to play one day) and maggie discovered a [...]


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